The Lexington Leader (Lexington, Okla.), Vol. 22, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, November 1, 1912 Page: 1 of 10
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LEXINGTON, CLEVELAND COUNTY. OKLAHOMA. FRIDAY. NOVEMOBER 1. 1912
A Brief Note cn Each of the
Men Nominated by the
This is a democratic year. The
democrats have put out an excel-
lent ticket from president down.
All the county candidates are clean,
capable, energetic and honest.
For representative we have N. E,
Sharp. He is well known in Cleve-
land county and at present is mayor
of Norman, lie is a good public
official and will make a capable
man in the legislature, fie will
represent all the people,
The present county judge, F. R.
Swank is agafai the democratic
nominee. He has made a capable
and efficient judge and everyone
knows that Swank is the right man
for the place.
.J. D. Grigsby for county attorney
is a good lawyer and will make an
able and fearless prosecutor. He is
a man who carefully prepares his
eases and then prosecutes to a fin-
ish. He has had many years ex-
perience as a lawyer.
In Jim Stogner,—".Sunny Jim"
the boys call him—the people will
have a sheriff of whom they will be
proud. He is a man of unques-
tioned character and is full of ener-
gy. He is temperate and clean in
his private life. He- Hill do his
duty well and see that crime in
Cleveland county is reduced to the
Tom Cheatwood has made an
enviable record as district clerk and
is kino nnd courteous to all alike.
He is a hard worker and always
has his work well in hand. He is
careful in his public labors and be-
lieves in really being a servant of
It. E. (ISuek) Clement forcounty
treasurer is one of the best qualified
young men in the state for the of-
fice of treasurer. He has had ex-
perience as deputy in (he office and
knows all about the work.
A better man for register of deeds
could not be found than Jason Car-
had much experience in this line of
work and will make an excellent
T. L. Davis for county surveyor
is well acquainted with the duties
of the office. He has served in the
office before and is familiar with
every detail of the work. He is a
farmer and teacher, and is compe-
tent, courteous and a hard worker.
For county weigher there are
none better than John F. Taylor.
He is an old Jtimer hare and will
treat all alike in discharging the
duties of his office. He will always
give correct weights and is compe-
i tent, active and honest.
For the important office, of conn- j
I ty commissioner we have nominated
I three competent and reliable men;
| W. R. Jennings from the first dis-
I trict, \\*. D. Milam from the second.
I and J. F. Denison from'the third.
These men are successful farmers
| who always give careful attention
to their own business and will do I
the same with the business of
Mr. Jennings is running for his
second term .and has made a fine
record during his first term.
.Mr. Denison has served in the
office before and has a clean record,
lie is a good business man and will
again make a fine commissioner.
\V. D. Milam is one of the best
j men in the county. He is a hard
| worker and will make a record of
j which the people will be proud,
i He is always careful in his business
affairs jnd will give the same nare-
| ful consideration to the affairs of
\\ e have an excellent county
ticket all the way down and one
that any voter can support know-
ing that he is voting for a worthy
nominee. We predict an over-
whelming majority in the south
part of the county for the entire
Just About the Limit!
axed to a d<
join to have
0. W. hall Nov.. 8th at 7:80 p. m.
Everybody walcum. Admipshun 1
celebrated her little
fourth, birthday by
eighteen 'of her little friends
Evans was assisted by Miss Anna sent. Everybody
May Simpson and Miss Elizabeth I kum in the harde
Keller. Refreshments were served be fined.
from the decorated table of autumn
leaves and jack-o'-lanterns to the
following little folks and mothers:
Ward and Willodean Byrd, Frances
James, I!. (). and Haskell Smith,
Marion Claunch, Merritt Denison,
Fern and Janet Hardwick, Gladys
Ferguson, Margerite Ester and
Rosaline Lisszauer: Robert and
Geo. C. Rurke and mother, and
Mildred and John Stuart Keller
loins us Metli-
at flic W.
Last Monday night the democra-
I tie nominees of Cleveland county
held a big rally at the Alamo school
I house. 'I lie house was full and it
I was an interesting and enthusiastic
Everybody is looking brighter as
the days go by, cotton and corn,
good prices and fair weather makes
this town the busiest little burg in
all this big state of Oklahoma.
Dr. M. Morgan
The optometrist of Ardmore will
be in Lexington Saturday and. Sun-
rier. He is always at work at-: day, November 9 and 10. If you
tending to the duties of his office. | vision is poor or if you have eye
He is honest and capable and will j strain see him. He guarantees all
always treat you right. j his work. Inquire at the Palace
For county clerk Ren Wheelis is| Drug Store.
a hard working man who is eompe
tent and will do his work well.
R#n knows what hard work, means
and will give his entire attention to
the duties of the office.
For the responsible position of j
county superintendent we have
nominated Miss Kate Barbour.
Dinner at Corbett
The Ladies Aid Society of Cor-
bett will serve dinner at Valley
Grove school house November 5.
Dr. H. H. Wynne. Oculist.
Specialist of the eye, ear, nose
She is well qualified for the position j and throat, of Oklahoma City, will
having had experience in all grades ; be professionally in Purcell, on
of school work from the country j Saturday, Nov. 23. The scientific
iehool to city schools. She will application of lenses (glasses) to
'make a fine superintendent. j the eye receives my attention. One
J. N. (Newt) Rrovvn is the right | regular Visit each month. Inquire
man in the right place for county' at the office of Baird's Drug
assessor. He is a farmer and is, Store or either physician locally in
well informed in values. He has Purcell or Lexington.—adv
B -1 N KIX G
Do You Do Any?
If Not5 Why Not?
Did it ever occur to you that a bank account, even
though it may be a small one, is the safest means of doing
business? Your checks are the best receipts for all bills
paid, and your funds will neither be lost or stolen from our
Two cases have been reported to us this week of money
lost or stolen in our own community. Why take such
chances? Jt only requires a small amount to start an ac-
count with us. and we will obligate ourselves to keep your
finances straight and furnish you with the necessary cheek
books and deposit books free of charge. If you are not ac-
customed to banking, just call and talk the matter over
Farmers State Guaranty Bank.
Cha* Greeinoro Pres. Win. Ward. Cash. M. R/ Northcutfr Asst. Cash.
The crusade for new sidewalks
started in earnest Monday and all
week workmen have been busy lay-
ing concrete in lieu of the old and
worn out board sidewalks on Main
street. All property owners on
Main street have been notified to
have either brick or concrete walks
placed in front of their business
houses and the work is being
pushed rapidly. Most of the prop-
erty owners are willing to put down
the sidewalks seeing that the im-
provement is worth the money and
is at the same time permanent.
\\ hen the work of laying the
sidewalks is completed the business
section of Lexington will look fifty
per cent better. This is a most
progressive step and the mayor and
city council should be compli-
mented upon the stand they have
taken in the matter.
Eagleton to Speak.
Judge W. L. Eagleton of Norman
will address the voters of the south
end of Cleveland county Saturday
afternoon in Lexington at 2:.'Su
o'clock. Mr. Eagleton is recognized
as one • of the leading speakers of
the state and is well posted on all
political affairs. He will have
something of interest to tell the
voters and all should avail them-
selves of the opportunity of hearing
Services at Baptist Church
Subject Sunday morning service:
''Sampson and Delah."
Sunday evening service: "Caring
for your soul."
Everyone is cordially invited to
attend these services.
Louis Moorhead, Pastor.
Saturday night there was given
by Miss Ruth Farris a party in hon-
or of her sixteenth birthday. A
number of her friends attended and
had a good time. Gaines were play-
ed and refreshments were served.
All those who attended wish her
| many more happy birthdays.
Kl'LES AND REGULATIONS
' hapter 1 — Every woman who
kums must weaa a kaliker dress or
apern or sumthin ekely aproperate
andtleve leve poughdle dorgat bum.
( hapter 2—Every gent must ware
their old close and colored shirts &
teve tneir terbacker to hum.
Cake will be given to the wursr
lookin rig in the runic, and a com-
petent kommitty will interduch all
strangers and look after bashful fel-
lers and widerwers.
Extray glide refreshments frutn !)
10:30 by payin a few sents fer ii.
The more sents you pay the more
can be et.
The rules will be inforsed to the
letter. Kum and have a glide time
with us. Entertanement aproperate
Tweive Reasons Why I Should
Vote for Woodrow Wilson
1. Becausq he stands for equal
rights for all and special privileges
2. Because lie stands for tariff
■■>. Because lie stands for such
legislation as will prevent monoply
and the control of prices.
4. Because he stands for the in-
come tax and believes that wealth
should share the burdens as well as
the blessings of govarnment.
). Because he stands for the rights
of labor and the protection of the
wage earner, as shown in his record
as Governor of New Jersey.
(5. Because he stands for the re-
vival of our merchant marine, gov-
ernment promotion of agriculture
and industrial and vocational edu-
7. Because he trusts the people
and believes that the governed
should govern; and that senators
snould be chosen by the people.
8. Because he performs in office
the promises made out of office.
Because he would "clean
house" at Washington as he has
"cleaned house" in New Jersey.
10. Because he preaches and
practices clean politics and opposes
11. Because he is a real progres-
The democratic party offers to I
the voters of this state as its candi-1
dates for representatives at large in j
Congress three men of known capa-1
city and integrity. William H Speeches and Music by the
Murray, the president of the consti- Democrats WIlO Aie
tutional convention, the master!
mind in shaping the fundamental i
law of Oklahoma, the speaker ol ;
the first legisleture, moulding to a I
large extent the legislation vitaliz-
ing the constitution, and known
throughout the borders of Oklahoma
as a man of wide and varied infor-
mation, a profound thinker, with
an intimate knowledge of the needs |
of the people and with kei
thies for them in all their
i • •
and aspirations, must he acknowl
ed^ed by all fair minded Oklaho- J
mans of all political parties as pre-1
eminitely qualified to represent
this state in Congress,,
Joe B. Thompson was the leader j
of the democratic organization in
the light for the adoption of the
constitution and in the lirst politi-
cal campaign after statehood He is
known to a large proportion ot the
people as a man of character and
ability, familiar with the needs of
the state and well qualified to be a
representative in Congress.
I lie oratory of Claude Weaver
has charmed the people of
The democrats of tin Alam
borhood are enthusiastic in
deiiKicracy this year. This
democratic year and everbodv
lemocracy should cgme
'uesday and vote the
ticket from president
ma, and marked him with a dis- j
tinction peculiarly his own. lie I
was one of the winners in a field of!
candidates including many of the \
state's foremost citizens and every- j
body recognizes his worthiness to
represent this state at Washington.
The democratic party may well
be proud of its congressional ticket.
In opposition to three men the re-
publicans offer one Mr. A. and two
Mr. R's who were nominated in the j
republican primary not because of
personal popularity, not because of!
any service to the state, not be-
cause of any recognized qualifica-
tion for the duties of a representa* 1
tive in congress, hut merely because j
they are Mr. A. and Mr. R.
I believes in
! out next
All the democratic candidates
who have been in office have made
line records and the other nominees
are competent and well qualified
in every way for the positions to
which they. Indeed the democrats
of this county have made fine se-
lection. Everybody should go to
the polls next Tuesday and cast a
vote in the cause of progressive de-
mocracy. This is the brand that
the candidates stand for. All the
nominees are hard workers and will
j make records in office that the peo-
| pie of the county will be proud of.
Give them your assistance on elec-
Cause of Fire at the Gin
Two disastrous fires have been
| narrowly averted at the Anti-Trust
gin the past week from matches be-
ing dropped in the bales of cotton
and being lighted by friction in the
tubes which draw the cotton from
the wagon. The owners of the gin
want every farmer to take precau-
tion in this regard and see that no
matches are allowed to be thrown
in or dropped in the load
John Center of Wynnewood was
in the Stovall district Sunday.
Luther Cline of Willow View was
a Stovall visitor Sunday.
Empo and Bess Mayes of Pueblo,
Colorado, who are visiting- at the
Carter home were guests of Ruth exceedingly w
Friend Saturday night and Sunday.: *'• I!- K°ei;k
Born, to Rector Mosely and wife,
a fine boy. Mother and son doing
of this vicinity who
Claud Blackwell, Ella, Anna and
Oliver Myers were members of other
in attendance at
Alford Thomas of McClain county
and Lena Phillips Saturday nif" WaS transacting business ia thls
the singing at Stovall Sunday
Lillian liurket visited with Cora
Stovall school opened Monday
for the fall and winter terms. A
successful year will be the result of
Prof. J. B. Higbee's supervision.
has-been making the tour of Cleve-
land county with other candidates
of the socialist party reports great
advancement toward socialist ideals
: throuhout the county.
An elegant line of 1;
and childrens cloaks a
arrived at Breeding &
will be sold at prices
seen in Lexington.
nd suits just
12. Because his election
■tyre the government to the
Rev. Gordon Be
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